Educational "screen media" time, while considered beneficial by parents, drops sharply after age 4


educational-mediaWhile 78 percent of screen media consumed by children ages 2-4 is educational, that figure drops drastically as children age, down to 39 percent among 5- to 7-year-olds and 27 percent in children ages 8-10, according to a national survey released on Jan. 24.

"Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America" analyzes parents' experiences and opinions of the educational media their children use. The survey aims to identify the subjects parents think their children learned...

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